My client in the consulting engineer industry (mechanical, electrical and fire) is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their team in Stellenbosch.
Duties & Responsibilities
Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Business development with a focus on client care and professional team management, including on-time delivery.
Marketing, including attendance at business related networking and client functions.
Ensuring repeat work from clients and developing a client base.
Preparing accurate and concise designs, design calculations, budgets, tender specification creation, performing project financial control, diligent construction monitoring and project management (electrical) throughout all stages of a project life cycle.
Collaborating and working with multi-disciplinary team of engineers on a project while taking an active part in the design process and co-ordination.
Completing all types of projects from inception to close out, with limited input from management and/or other senior engineers.
Setting up client/consultant fee/contract agreements, calculating professional fees and the effective management of professional fees on all projects.
Managing internal office project finances regarding hoy forecasting, WIP and invoicing
Desired Experience & Qualification
BTech Electrical Engineering
Minimum 3 years’ experience (maximum 7/8 years) in consulting engineering within the building services environment
Proven track record in business development
Excellent client marketing skills, including external project professional team members.
Excellent communication skills (English), including report writing abilities.
Strong communication skills with internal and external professional teams, including clients, via email, telecommunication and face-to-face meetings. (Afrikaans or French is advantageous)
Thorough knowledge of SANS10142-1&2, SANS10139, SANS10400 and SANS204, among others.
Experience of various building contracts applicable to the building services industry (i.e. JBCC, Fidic, NEC, etc.) is advantageous
Knowledge and experience with Autodesk BIM (Revit, & AutoCAD software) is advantageous
Higher than average Microsoft Office package skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, etc.).
Be able to work independently, take responsibility / ownership for their designs with little input and follow-up from senior management/engineers.
High-level quality attention to detail when performing design reviews for sign-off with internal working peers and BIM team.
Good with self and project time-management skills.
A good knowledge of the latest technologies within the building services industry (e.g. lighting, UPS etc.).
Self-motivated and ambitious. Ability to raise, suggest and drive office/ internal efficiencies.
Able to offer creative solutions to client, architectural and/or interior design requirements.
Able to interface professionally across all levels of the professional team and with the client, think on their feet and remain calm when faced with a challenge/confrontation.
Have a pro-active attitude.
Ability to offer input with multiple engineering disciplines in project meetings.
Must be a team player and be able to work independently on challenging projects that may have tight timelines.
Driver’s licence and own mode of transport to travel to sites.
Willingness to travel within RSA and Africa - valid RSA Passport.